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Dakota Skye (2008)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  14 March 2008 (USA)
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For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott F. Anderson ...
Casey (as Scott Anderson)
Matt Baker ...
History Teacher
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Laci Couts ...
Female Teacher (as Laci Buzzelli)
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Heather
Evan Cuthbert ...
Nerd
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Jacob
Lori Decker ...
Sarah
Zacry Fox ...
Dan
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Beth
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Lou Grande ...
Terry
Destiny Hyden ...
Denise
Brielle Montoya ...
Dakota - 10 / 12 yrs old
Kassidy Muller ...
Dakota - 6 years old
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For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more devious kind, they have come from the people that she should trust the most; her family, friends and teachers. These lies have snowballed, leading to her becoming bitter and apathetic towards the world around her. Now seventeen, Dakota just watches the world happen around her, unmotivated to join it. She has a boyfriend who plays in a semi-popular local rock band and her best friend from childhood, but finds little joy in her own life. One day, Jonah comes into town. It only takes a few days before Dakota notices something about him that sets him apart from the other people in her life. He doesn't lie. Through her friendship with Jonah, her eyes are opened to the world around her and she sees that there is something out there more than all the lies. There is a possibility of something different... ... Written by John Humber

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug use

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When Dakota walks into class and falls asleep at her desk, she is only wearing two black and pink bracelets. In the next scene when she is being picked up from school she is suddenly also wearing a few blue bracelets. See more »

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Dakota Skye: I go through weeks at a time just praying someone will actually say what they mean for once.
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The above posts aren't lying this IS a really good indie
19 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Why can't more indies be this good. All you need is a great script, good actors, and a director to catch the right mood. This movie has all three. Also Dakota Skye was not overly moody, condescending, or wrecked by some aspiring director trying to make the perfect movie and ending up over doing everything in it. I really liked both of the leads and the chemistry they had was great. Also kudos to the writer for effectively using the truth plot device it could have easily gone haywire but it had just the right tone with the cynical but extremely likable young girl. Who wouldn't be cynical knowing the truth all of the time. I got the movie out of a redbox so it has come to DVD so I say this is not just a good indie but a good romance as well.


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